As we get further into August, school starts back up, the mornings are occasionally are a little cooler, football is a thing again, and I become so eager to update my home and wardrobe for warmer, cozier items. Midwest weather is always a toss-up from now until basically the end of November, so it’s good to have some transitional pieces in your back pocket to mix and match as summer fades to autumn.
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FRAME FRINGED SWEATER: We’re headed to the mountains in Colorado next month and I’m excited to get to wear warmer pieces, like this neutral sweater. I love basic pieces that have a special detail like the fringe on this one. I’ve also been eyeing this oversized cardigan from Dôen’s new line.
GOLD AZTEC HOOPS: I don’t own much jewelry, but what I’ve been buying over the past few years are good quality, dainty gold pieces that I can layer. I’m putting together a post soon on where I like to shop for all of my favorite gold jewelry.
HIGH RISE SKINNY JEANS: I’ll forever be a denim girl, and I’m constantly on the lookout for jeans with unique details that still fit great. Madewell jeans are tried and true, and I love the button fly and raw edge hem on this pair.
BRACELET CLUTCH: I don’t get dressed up to go out enough to justify having more than one or two clutches at a time, so I like my bags to be versatile and long-lasting. I love that this Oliveve bag is neutral, but elevated by the cute dotted pattern and tortoise handle.
RMS BEAUTY BRONZER: Bronzer is the best way to extend that summer tan into fall. I’ve been doing a lot of testing of beauty products lately for my wedding and honeymoon, and this bronzer also doubles as a luminizer, so it’s a win in my book!
A FOREVER SCENT: I’ve been on the hunt for a signature scent I could wear for any occasion for a long while. I finally found it in Byredo’s Mojave Ghost. This perfume smells incredible, and is mild enough to wear everyday.